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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - People who are involuntarily out of work (considered as a group) adj. - Not engaged in a gainful occupation.

Usage examples (40)
  • unemployed workers marched on the capital
  • The long-term unemployed need assistance
  • Comparing the number of visa-holders to the total number of the unemployed is a bit of an apples vs. oranges comparison.
  • With 1-in-6 Americans out of work and a labor force growing at one percent per year, a large number of long-term unemployed is likely. for more
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